The University of Newcastle, Australia
Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

Duration

1.5 years full-time or part-time equivalent up to 5 years maximum.

Fees

AUD38,195 (indicative annual fee, 2020)
Indicative annual fees are based on a full year full time load (80 units) Find out more about fees

Duration

1.5 years full-time.

Mode of delivery

Face to Face, Online

English language proficiency
  • IELTS overall minimum - 6.5
  • IELTS section minimum - 6.0

Find out more about IELTS.

Program code: 40137
CRICOS code: 102238G
CRICOS code: 083519D

Study an MBA 100% online

Develop outstanding leadership capabilities with our 100% online MBA program. One of the most flexible MBA programs in Australia, join live or catch-up when it suits you. Complete your studies in as little as 18 months.

Why study with us?

  • Study 100% online with flexibility – join in for the live learning sessions or catch up afterwards with all sessions recorded. Study around your schedule.
  • Experienced lecturers – with one-on-one availability to help you with your studies.
  • Industry guest speakers – hear and learn from some of the best minds in the industry as they share real-world insights and examples.
  • Engaging teaching and learning experience – participate in group discussion for a hands-on approach to problem-solving current business challenges.
  • Accelerated delivery – complete your degree in as short as 18 months1.
  • Network online through industry events – develop contact with your peers and the industry with a range of live stream events.
  • Mentorship program – connect with one of our MBA student mentors, and later mentor other new students as you learn from each other.
  • Early exit option – with an embedded Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (40 units)
  • MBA with specialisations – the MBA program offers a broad selection of directed courses, with the option to specialise in a business topic.
  • A world-class, affordable MBA – from a top 200 university in the world2.
  • Recognised prior learning – potential to gain credit for prior postgraduate qualifications and professional experience beyond the minimum entry requirements.
  • Top 175 in the world3 – for business and economics.

Source 1: This option is available for students that have enrolled in full-time study and pass 3 courses per trimester.
Source 2: QS World University Rankings 2021
Source 3: Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2020

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Dedicated lecturers with one-on-one availability
Early exit option with an embedded Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
18 months complete your MBA with accelerated study options
Top 175 ? in the world - Business and Economics
Top 200 ? university in the world Find out more
Women in MBA Scholarship

Women in MBA Scholarship

Reduced program fees, mentoring, and on-the-ground support are available to aspirational and high-achieving female students through the WiMBA scholarship.

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What you will study

Our MBA is designed to propel you towards success. It reflects the latest in contemporary management practice, providing six fundamental courses covering the foundations of modern business; money, markets and people. More advanced core courses in leadership, strategic management and corporate governance provide pivotal insights into the dynamics of modern organisations.

In addition to the core courses, you will have the choice to specialise in one of the following areas:

Alternatively, students can create their own course program, selecting their preferred areas of study from a broad selection of directed courses.

The MBA is also offered through a face-to-face study option.

*This specialisation is only available for face-to-face study.

Program plans

Download a program plan for further details on your degree's structure and what courses you will study.

These program plans are applicable to new students. Current students should refer to the program handbook to access the plan relevant to the year they commenced.

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Career opportunities

You’ll be ready to apply your strengthened strategic focus and embed your outstanding business management capabilities in real-world business opportunities. The University of Newcastle’s MBA program delivers the skills, and will inherently build your confidence to enable you to reach for those senior and executive leadership roles.

Our graduates range from company executives to self-starting entrepreneurs and public sector leaders – the range of opportunities that have opened for our graduates are limitless. Other career paths include:

  • Human Resource Executive
  • Business Consultant
  • Business Development Manager
  • Health Services Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • Financial Advisor
  • Industry Specialist Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager

Global opportunities

Given the University of Newcastle’s strong focus on international business, consider the reality of a leadership role in a global corporation located locally or abroad. Position yourself as someone capable of furthering the international standing of Australian-owned industries.

Engage with industry

The University of Newcastle’s MBA is delivered by some of our leading strategic thinkers. Business, academic and professional practitioners combine to provide you with tangible real-world learning experiences. The course is integrated with industry engagement and business networking opportunities which expose you to challenges that can lead to remarkable workplace prospects on graduation.

Assocation to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

The Newcastle Business School is accredited with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), earned by fewer than 5% of the world's business programs. AACSB is the premier, and longest-standing, international accrediting body for business programs and is the international benchmark for excellence in business education.